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Russian Blue cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Russian Blue cats

Oct 23, 2014
Roller derby rivals by Macy, Sue, author.

Roller derby rivals

Tune in now for the thrills and spills of Roller Derby live in New York City, 1948, as Midge "Toughie" Brasuhn and Gerry Murray show their high-speed, hard hitting rivalry on the roller derby track at the dawn of the television era.

Oct 23, 2014
Sports top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Sports top tens

Compiles lists of the top ten athletes in various sports from the top ten Olympic gold medalists to the highest scorers in the WNBA.

Oct 23, 2014
Solar power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Solar power

"An examination of the ways in which the sun has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 23, 2014
Ready for division by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for division

"Learn the properties of division with such topics as inverse operations, key words, interpreting remainders, and dividing great numbers"--

Oct 23, 2014
National Geographic kids cookbook - a year-round fun food adventure by Seaver, Barton.

National Geographic kids cookbook - a year-round fun food adventure

For each month of the year discover recipes for fun, new dishes and twists on old favorites, weird-but-true food facts, profiles on "foodie " people, plus activities and challenges you can do by yourself or with friends.

Oct 23, 2014
Rocketry - investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Rocketry - investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics

Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.

Oct 23, 2014
Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

The story of British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and her exotic bohemian life.

Oct 23, 2014
Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations

"Explores various extreme mammal adaptations throughout the world, including caracals, mongooses, and bulldog bats"--

Oct 23, 2014
Maryland - the Old Line State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Maryland - the Old Line State

Oct 23, 2014
Seeking giant sharks - a shark diver's quest for whale sharks, basking sharks, and manta rays by Cerullo, Mary M., author.

Seeking giant sharks - a shark diver's quest for whale sharks, basking sharks, and manta rays

"Provides information on plankton-feeders including whale sharks, basking sharks, hammerheads, and manta rays, and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Oct 23, 2014
New York - the Empire State by Elish, Dan, author.

New York - the Empire State

Oct 23, 2014
Minerals up close by Glaser, Jason.

Minerals up close

Minerals are amazing. Their beauty, variety, and many properties are fascinating to observe, especially under a microscope. Readers get a chance to see close-up photographs of many minerals as they learn what a mineral is and how it forms from various elements. They'll also learn why people need minerals for their bodies to function and how we can get them through the things we eat.

Oct 23, 2014
The prairie that nature built by Lorbiecki, Marybeth.

The prairie that nature built

"Nature on the prairie, including both wildlife and wildfire, is a rich and closely knit ecosystem, as reflected in the interlocking verses of this simple story. Endnotes present facts, activities, related games, and resources"--

Oct 23, 2014
Tiny bugs up close by Levy, Janey.

Tiny bugs up close

Oct 23, 2014
Star wars rebels - the visual guide by Bray, Adam, author.

Star wars rebels - the visual guide

Star wars rebels is set five years before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope when a motley group of rebels affected by the Galactic Empire band together aboard a freighter starship. This is the beginnings of the group that forms the Rebel Alliance. This book shows you the beginning of the epic struggle against the Empire. Meet daring new heroes and sinister villains, discover never-before-seen vehicles, and explore exciting new worlds. Features a foreward by Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni a

Oct 23, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil, author.

Steven Spielberg

Oct 23, 2014
Learn to draw Disney princess the Little Mermaid by

Learn to draw Disney princess the Little Mermaid

Oct 23, 2014
The Mayflower by Greenwood, Mark, 1958-

The Mayflower

"The three-thousand-mile trip was crowded and dangerous, and there was trouble when the passengers settled in Plymouth for a bitter, cold winter. However, their determination was ultimately rewarded; the Pilgrims adjusted to the New England climate thanks to help from local Native Americans and soon celebrated their first harvest in the New World."--Amazon.com.

Oct 23, 2014
Time for kids. X why Z? by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids. X why Z?

Presents answers to a variety of scientific questions, including why teeth fall out, why school buses are yellow, and why some trees stay green all winter.

Oct 23, 2014